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    Albania mention by Brexit supporters surprises premier
    Apr26

    Albania mention by Brexit supporters surprises premier

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s prime minister said he has been surprised that supporters of a British exit from the European Union would want to join his country in a small trading bloc of non-EU countries. Britain will decide in a June 23 referendum whether to leave the 28-nation bloc. Albania, a full NATO member since 2009, expects to...

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever
    Apr26

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever

    Three decades after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the home of the shuttered Chernobyl power plant remains more reliant than ever on nuclear power. When a botched test in the early hours of April 26, 1986, blew apart the reactor’s core and spewed huge amounts of radiation into the atmosphere, nuclear power accounted for about a...

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated
    Apr26

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated

    KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) marks 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl killed thousands and forced a global rethink about the wisdom of relying on atomic fuel. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the dilapidated reactor that spewed radioactive clouds across three quarters of Europe after...

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl… …read more Source:...

    Faces Of Chernobyl: Remembering The Tragedy
    Apr26

    Faces Of Chernobyl: Remembering The Tragedy

    On 26 April 1986, one of the four reactors at the Chernobyl nuclear power station on the Ukraine-Belarus border (then part of the USSR) exploded during a routine systems test. The blast and subsequent fire that continued for 10 days discharged vast amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere at levels 300 times greater than Hiroshima. The...

    By The Numbers: Scope of Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    By The Numbers: Scope of Chernobyl Disaster

    Thirty years ago, the world’s worst nuclear accident unfolded after an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26, 1986. A look at the scope of the disaster: What happened: During a shutdown test a steam explosion blew the roof off reactor 4. Blocks of super-heated graphite rained down on the site and huge amounts...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist.Tuesday’s ban follows months of persecution, …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Gisela Stuart—Labour’s EU stance is alienating “swathes of traditional voters”
    Apr26

    Gisela Stuart—Labour’s EU stance is alienating “swathes of traditional voters”

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) delivers a speech arguing that Britain should stay in the European Union. To his right is Alan Johnson, Chairman of “Labour In.” Senate House, London, 14th April 2016 : Brexit is the left-wing choice The Labour Party already has “a division between MPs and members—and now we’re introducing one between MPs...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist.Tuesday’s ban follows months of persecution, expulsions and jailing of prominent Tatar leaders as well as rank-and-file protesters.Russia’s Justice Ministry… …read more Source:...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist …read more Source: The Daily...